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Italian customs seize waste shipment to Egypt

Poultry cages, excrement break EU, Italian laws

12 April, 17:47
Italian customs seize waste shipment to Egypt (ANSA) – Naples, April 12 – Italian customs in Salerno seized 100 tonnes of special waste being exported to Egypt on Friday, saying the way the shipment was organized contravened both Italian and European Union regulations on rubbish management.

The waste was made up of dirty poultry cages with animal excrement in five containers due to be shipped to Egypt. The exporter of the waste was reported to the authorities for having attempted the shipment.

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